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International Keynote Speaker
Neal Schaffer

Neal Schaffer, Social media strategy consultant, international speaker and author
Neal Schaffer is a leading social media strategy consultant, international speaker and author of three books, including Maximize Your Social and Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales and Social Media Marketing. recently named Schaffer one of "Marketing's 10 Biggest Thought Leaders", and Forbes has listed him as a "Top 50 Social Media Power Influencer"...


Bronwen Auret, Head: digital operations, MetropolitanRepublic

Kaveer Beharee

Kaveer Beharee, Founder and principal analyst, Ubiquity Consulting

Ann Druce

Ann Druce, marketing and content strategist and director of Octarine Communications

Andrew Felbert

Andrew Felbert, co-founder and director, Why Satisfy

Andre Horak

André Horak, business partner, IBM

Kelvin Jonck

Kelvin Jonck, managing director, youKnow...

Candice Kropf

Candice Kropf, Owner and social media specialist - Social Ideas

Zimkita Makwetu

Zimkita Makwetu, Social media manager, Standard Bank

Annette Muller

Annette Muller, Founder and CEO, DOTNXT

Bernard Odendaal

Bernard Odendaal, MD of iLead Consulting

Dawood Patel

Dawood Patel, executive: digital marketing, Telkom

Gillian Rose

Gillian Rose, Social media manager and graphic designer at WBS/iBurst

Ben Rossouw

Ben Rossouw, client solution professional, IBM

Rich Simmonds

Rich Simmonds, Speaker, consultant, author, father

Michal Wronski

Michal Wronski, Business development manager, Ornico Group



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Finding the right social media skills
Johannesburg, 8 Oct 2015
Businesses investing in social media must ensure they are investing in the right kind of staff.
This is according to Candice Kropf, owner and social media specialist at Social Ideas, who notes everyone these days with an active social media presence is calling themselves a 'social media guru' or 'social media expert', or even 'social media architect

Social business disrupts Africa businesses
Johannesburg, 7 Oct 2015
There are "amazing products, people and innovation" in the digital space right on our doorstep.
So says Bronwen Auret, head of digital operations at Metropolitan Republic, adding: "It is not necessary to go to Silicon Valley to experience innovation".

Social business policies access, training vital
Johannesburg, 1 Oct 2015
Effective social media policies do not have to be complicated or restrictive. They are, however, becoming increasingly vital to business.


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